Why My Snapchat Won’t Open on iPhone

Some iPhone users have questions or concerns that are same: “why my snapchat will not open?” Many cases occur when the iPhone users updated their snapchat and when finished they could not open their snapchat application. When they tap on the snapchat icon, the app fails to open up.

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Why My Snapchat Won’t Open on iPhone?

There are several possibilities why snapchat won’t open after the update:

  • You have done the restore before, but the process has not been done completely.
  • Connection to iTunes is not done correctly.
  • Internet connection can be interrupted or slow.
  • Snapchat that you use are an older version.
  • The Snapchat application has crashed, so your system is hang up.
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What to do if snapchat won’t open?

  1. Uninstall snapchat that are already installed.
  2. Make sure you have stable internet connection.
  3. Install the latest version of iTunes.
  4. Connect your device with system and restore your device (option >> restore).
  5. Restart your device.
  6. Open the iTunes apps store to install the latest version of snapchat apps

Update: this is what to do if you experience snapchat installing or update issue, according to support.snapchat.com

If Snapchat has disappeared from your iOS device, but is downloaded in the App Store and tapping “OPEN” doesn’t work, try connecting your phone to your computer and syncing your apps from iTunes.

If that doesn’t work or if Snapchat is stuck on installation, try restarting your phone. Then, try reinstalling Snapchat again by connecting your phone to your computer and syncing the app from iTunes.

If you are still having trouble updating or installing Snapchat, please visit this thread to find the issue you’re experiencing. If you cannot find your issue there, please contact Apple Support.

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28 thoughts on “Why My Snapchat Won’t Open on iPhone”

  1. My snapchat won’t work if I’m not connected to wifi. I have data but it continue to say I’m not connected to the Internet. Also when I turn my data on for snapchat it goes right back out. I’ve tried uninstalling and reinstalling it but no improvement. Can someone please help me?

    • have you try another app like twitter or web browser? if those app is working, then it might be the Snapchat’s server problem, not your phone

  2. hey so my iphone 4 let me install snapchat but then i accidentally deleted and now i can’t reinstall it. how would i fix that …. p.s. my phone is updated to the ios 7.1.2

  3. I can’t open snapchat, when i click on it it just says waiting so i tried restarting my phone but it did not work then i tried deleting snapchat but i could not even delete it, i clicked on delete but nothing happened. My phone is a iphone 6 and has the latest updates and so do snapchat

  4. so my 5s has been updated, there is enough storage, connected to wifi, app was deleted. now trying to reinstall and the cloud button when pressed immediately reappears. have been trying for a week. other apps will install, just not snapchat

  5. my snap chat isn’t opening i have tried deleting it and re installing but it wont delete i have restarted my phone 3 times and have internet what can i do ????


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